Prohibitionist


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Prohibitionist

A person who subscribes to the idea that the best way to reduce unwanted actions is to ban them. For example, a prohibitionist may believe that the best way to end smoking is to forbid the possession or sale of tobacco. The effectiveness of prohibitionism is highly controversial.
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For over a half-century, global approaches to narcotic drugs have primarily rested on a prohibitionist orthodoxy that is reflected in national policies in many countries and in international legal instruments.
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In particular, will free-trade libertarian and progressive prohibitionist positions be also found?
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(16) Congress passed a more explicitly and rigorously prohibitionist law on February 2, 1901.
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(However, 73 percent voted on a prohibitionist initiative, which went down to defeat.
Grafftey-Smith was an accomplished diplomat, but also a poet, intellectual, lover of fine food and wine (sometimes in prohibitionist surroundings) and a phenomenal linguist as well.
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Harm reduction contrasts markedly with the tried and failed prohibitionist solution characteristic throughout most of the twentieth century.